Too few people care anymore about HIV AIDS in Switzerland. That’s the rather disturbing conclusion of the Swiss Aids Federation. Disturbing because the infection rate isn’t dropping and the number of people living with the virus in Switzerland is on the rise. These people need care and counselling, but there’s less and less money around to help them. WRS’s Lucas Chambers reports:
Tickets for Radiohead’s only Swiss date go on sale today, and the venue is the Quarry of Andonces in St Triphon in the canton of Vaud. But does 250 francs sound like a lot to you? It’s only 109 if you are standing. So what’s going on with ticket prices? WRS’s Pete Forster spoke to Christophe Platel of Nyon’s Paleo festival and asked him if 109 francs was a reasonable price for a ticket:
A parliamentary decision to re-introduce a fixed book price agreement is facing a challenge at the ballot box by an alliance of centre-right and rightwing parties.
Automakers Give Disregarded Diesels A Second Look
by Sonari Glinton A visitor looks at a Citroen diesel engine at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland in 2010. Diesel is popular in Europe but not the US; now, automakers are giving the technology more consideration as a means to meet new fuel economy ...
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WTO: China must halt export restriction
GENEVA, Switzerland, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The World Trade Organization said China needs to drop its export restrictions and taxes for nine raw materials used by industries around the world. US Trade Representative Ronald Kirk said the ruling that applies ...
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Swiss indict 4 accused of ties to large European crime gang called 'Thieves in ...
GENEVA — Switzerland's attorney general has charged four men with being managers of a Europe-wide organized crime ring whose members are believed to be behind a wave of burglaries and shoplifting in the Alpine nation. Swiss authorities said Monday ...
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Switzerland’s bank secrecy legislation is causing problems in the international fight against money laundering.
Rhinocarhire.com Advise Customers to Consider Zurich Airport When Travelling ...
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Until recently the arrival airport of choice in Switzerland for budget travellers was Geneva, served by several European budget carriers and one of easyJet's main destinations. The introduction of an easyJet flight to Zurich has changed matters with ...
The Prix de Lausanne, one of the premier dance competitions in the world, is underway and runs until the end of this week. It features 79 contestants from 19 different countries and starting next year a new artistic director takes over. WRS’s Alex Helmick speaks Amanda Bennett, who inherits the post:
You know how it goes. You’re not feeling well, so you start searching for your symptoms online and before long you’re convinced you might have any number of rare and deadly illnesses. With all kinds of health information at our fingertips on the Internet, are we becoming a society of cybercondriacs? A recent survey from Swisscom and the NZZ am Sonntag found that 85 percent of people in Switzerland use the web to get more information on their symptoms, so how do doctors feel about that? WRS’s Alex Helmick takes up the issue with Dr. Jacques de Haller, president of the Swiss Medical Association: